28th Annual Kitetober Festival at Haulover Park
Saturday & Sunday. October 19 & 20, 2019
12 to 5pm
The sky over Miami Beach will display a marvelous array of colors and figures. There will be hundreds of kites in the air during the kite festival coming to Haulover Park. Expect to see the 100-foot flying squid, the 30-foot flying scuba man, several 300 sq foot parafoils, the monster cuttlefish, the monster rainbow stingray and many more. Hosted by Miami-Dade Parks and Skyward Kites.
Bring the whole family and fly along with the experts from around the country. We recommend you wear shoes, bring a blanket to sit on, chairs, balls, frisbees, and anything else you need to camp out for the day. In addition, there will be bounce houses, face painters, a clown, a balloon twister, the best festival DJ music, and arts and crafts. Bring your own kite or purchase one from our large selection. If you just want to watch, bring a blanket and enjoy the sight of hundreds of kites in the air and some great music. Food and refreshments from South Florida's favorite food trucks will be available for purchase or bring a picnic basket, sorry no grills allowed. Admission is free. Parking is $7 per car.
For more information, call Skyward Kites at 305 893-0906.
One of this year’s special guest is kite master is Pete Dolphin.
Active with kites for over thirty years, Dolphin is an accomplished kite maker, sport kite performer, and American Kitefliers Association volunteer. He has served as the organization’s president and has won top honors in its comprehensive kite competition. Dolphin is an outgoing and friendly kite ambassador and has been invited to festivals around the world. Peter will be bringing the “Flying Rainbow” wind art he made himself, at 150 foot long its one of the largest in the world.
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